Purchase reflects an increasing demand for mid-inclination orbits from small satellite industry SEATTLE - May 17, 2017 -- Spaceflight, the company reinventing the model for launching small satellites into space, today announced the purchase of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket to increase the frequency of its dedicated rideshare missions. The Electron is an ideal launch vehicle for dedicated and rideshare missions, especially those serving difficult-to-come-
Spaceflight’s 2017 SSO-A dedicated rideshare mission at near capacity with spacecraft from 10 countries SEATTLE, Oct. 11, 2016 - Spaceflight Industries, a next-generation space company enabling access to space and redefining global intelligence, announced today that Terra Bella has signed an agreement with its launch services entity, Spaceflight, for a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of Terra Bella SkySats. Terra Bella will be the co-lead on Spaceflight’s SS
Pathfinder-1 paves the way for BlackSky’s 60-satellite constellation to deliver high-resolution, affordable satellite imaging SEATTLE - Sept. 26, 2016 – Spaceflight Industries, a next-generation space company enabling access to space and redefining global intelligence, announced the successful launch of its BlackSky Pathfinder-1 satellite into a sun synchronous orbit from India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). From Satish Dhawan Space Center in
Integrated launch service provider demonstrates expertise in secondary payload logistics with deployment of U.S. spacecraft via Indian launch vehicle SEATTLE (June 21, 2016) – Spaceflight, the leading provider of integrated launch services for small satellites, today announced it has successfully launched a flock of 12 Planet Dove satellites from India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The 12 spacecraft are shoebox-sized satellites that will be d
Company also acquires geospatial data firm to expedite delivery of its BlackSky satellite imaging platform SEATTLE (June 21, 2016) – Spaceflight Industries, a next-generation space company dedicated to democratizing access to space, today announced it has secured $18 million of Series B financing led by technology growth investor Mithril Capital Management of San Francisco, in a round that is expected to raise up to $25 million. The company also announ
U.S. government agencies can now easily order CubeSat or MicroSat launches online, complete with pre-approved launch prices and a streamlined process SEATTLE – February 10, 2016 — Spaceflight, the company reinventing the model for launching satellites into space, today announced it is the first launch services provider to be awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Professional Services Schedule (00CORP). As a recipient of the contract, Spac
Andrews honored among region’s top business leaders for innovations in the commercialization of space Seattle, December 3, 2015 — Spaceflight Industries founder and CEO Jason Andrews has been recognized by GeekWire as one of the region’s most significant newsmakers this year. The selection committee commended Andrews for his active role in leading Spaceflight Industries to the front runner position in the commercialization of space, as well as for securi
Outfitted with technology from ORBIT Communication Systems, new ground station increases network capacity for communications with small satellites SEATTLE (October 13, 2015) — Spaceflight, the leading full-service satellite, launch and communications provider, announced its third and newest ground station in Invercargill, New Zealand is now fully operational. With two other operational stations located in Fairbanks, AK and Tukwila, WA, Spaceflight conti...
SEATTLE (September 30, 2015)— Spaceflight, the company reinventing the model for launching small satellites into space, today announced the purchase of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and the expansion of its launch services to include dedicated rideshare missions. Spaceflight’s first dedicated rideshare mission, named the “2017 Sun Synch Express,” will launch in the second half of 2017 to a sun-synchronous low Earth orbit which is popular for earth imaging sat...
Kratos’ RT Logic and Spaceflight Announce Partnership for Enhanced Small Satellite Ground Support RT Logic Radios in Spaceflight’s Global Ground Network Will Simplify Ground to Space Communications SAN DIEGO 10 August, 2015 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today a partnership between its RT Logic subsidiary and Spaceflight Networks, Spaceflight Industries’ line of bu